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South America's elusive LulzSecPeru hackers embarrass politicians with dumped emails

This screenshot shows a July 3, 2014 tweet by the hacking group LulzSecPeru after it claimed to have hacked Peru's government's CERT network emergency center.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, World News, Peru

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Pentagon: US military conducts operation in Somalia

U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm.


Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Terrorism

Parents of son with cancer refuse UK return

The British couple arrested in Spain after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a Southampton Hospital told a judge they will not return to the UK voluntarily, according to a Madrid court where they appeared on Monday.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Opinion


Prosecutors want death penalty for man accused of killing cellmate

Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his cellmate in prison.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, State Prisons, Central Utah Correctional Facility, Utah

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Americans detained in N. Korea ask for help

Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Bill Clinton, History in the News, South Korea,

Tay AM

Charles Bronson Jailed For Attack On Governor

One of Britain's most notorious and violent inmates, the 61-year-old sat in a secure dock surrounded by six prison guards.


Alabama Live

Alabama death row inmate Jason Sharp seeks new trial in 1999 rape-murder

Jason Sharp is led from Judge Laura Hamilton's courtroom by Madison County Sheriff deputies after being sentenced to the death penalty on Sept.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Alabama, Madison County, AL, Death Penalty

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

State closing NW Indiana paramilitary boot camp

The Indiana Department of Correction says it plans to close a paramilitary style boot camp in northwestern Indiana by Oct. 1 to save money and because juvenile offenders are spending less time in the prison system.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Camp Summit

Bangor Daily News

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated its staff last month, U.S. officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WAND-TV Decatur

Somalia: 12 killed as army repels attack on prison

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, University of Wisconsin Madison

Boise Weekly

Eastern Oregon Prison On Lockdown Following Shooting Death of Inmate

An Eastern Idaho prison is on lockdown after an inmate was shot dead from a yard tower following an assault.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Violent Crime, Idaho Government, Idaho, State Prisons, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution


6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Air Accidents, Garland, NC, Sampson County, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly... Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Fairbanks, AK, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Air Accidents


Former infantryman sentenced to 17 years in prison

A former Army infantryman who spent time in military prison has been sentenced to 17 years in a state facility after being convicted of a home invasion.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Christian County, KY, Oak Grove, KY


Inmate involved in terror plot being moved

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq is being moved to a new federal prison.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Terre Haute, IN

The Washington Post

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

In this Friday, June 27, 2014 file photo, Saudi King Abdullah speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Globe and Mail

Ex-Quebec teacher gets jail time for sex crimes against 15-year-old student

A former Quebec high school teacher found guilty of sex crimes stemming from a relationship with a 15-year-old student will serve jail time.



5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush

Ashland Times-Gazette

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants about 1 hour

Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to US charge

The son of the president of Suriname pleaded guilty on Friday to U.S. charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration